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Awesome Twitter Facts & Stats [Infographic]

There is no doubt about people love social networking. What do you think people would have said 30 years ago if you told them millions of people would enthusiastically communicate 140 characters at a time? They would probably tell you that you’re crazy and tell you to scram. Perhaps they would be correct, but you have to admin, Twitter and other social networks sure are entertaining.

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25 Must Have Android Apps for Web Designers and Developers

We received a lot of great feedback on our must have iPhone apps for web designers and developers we thought we would write one up for the Android users. With the ever-growing popularity of Android, there is little surprise that many developers have directed their efforts at creating applications for this versatile mobile operating system: the amount of these applications has doubled in the course of a single year and, at the time of this writing, stands at 150 000. Today, you can use your Android Smartphone to play back media content, shop, chat with friends, play games, or even check out your weekly horoscope. In this article, we are listing the top 25 Android applications that web designers and developers would find extremely useful.

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Responsive Web Design

If you are web designer or developer, you are well aware of the challenges of the modern design – not only you need to meet your client’s needs and expectations, but you need to make sure that your designs are compatible with most of the popular screen resolutions and devices. Your work should look good on computers and laptops with different screen resolutions, and you should make sure that is perfectly suitable for mobile devices as well. So far, most of the designers have responded to the increasing popularity of mobile and tablet surfing by creating a separate version of their website’s design – one, which people could access and navigate on the go, from any mobile or smartphone, without having to scroll left or right indefinitely.

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Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 10

TGIF. Since I couldn’t post all the awesome links I wanted to last week I thought I would follow-up this week with another huge list. There are some great links here, everything from graffiti fonts to some great social media icons. As always, enjoy!

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25 Must Have iPhone Apps for Web Designers and Developers

There are quite a few iPhone applications that can greatly improve your productivity. Today we have tried our best to compile a comprehensive list. Using these apps will help you with your mobile designs and will allow you to get some work done when you are away from your office or home.

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Ready to Launch? Things to Check Before Launching Your Site

You just finished what is, in your opinion, the most beautifully designed site you have ever worked on. Not only are you finished but you are ahead of schedule by a week, might as well launch the site and let the kudos from the customers pour in. As you expected you get a phone call minutes after the site goes live from your client and you answer it with joyous confidence…then the yelling begins. How can this be? The site design is awesome in every aspect, but apparently one. You forgot to update the alt tags from your filler, alt="clients naked wife", to what it should actually be. If only you had taken that extra week and poured over the site with a fine tooth comb this would not have been an issue. Here is a list of things to check and help you avoid this scenario.

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Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 9

Happy Friday, well technically Good Friday. Which begs the question, aren’t all Fridays good (if you have weekends off of course). Any way, it is time for Volume 8 of Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers. I tried to include a lot of awesome links for those of you with a glorious three day weekend.

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Top Chrome and Firefox extensions for designers and web developers

If all you do online is check your email a few times per week, or if you use the web only to shop, read the latest celebrity gossip, or surf your favorite site, then any kind of browser would work for you. However, if you are a professional web developer or designer, picking the best browser and several useful extensions would greatly increase your productivity, give you competitive advantage, and help you finish your projects on time, every time. Listed below are some precious Chrome and Firefox extensions, which every designer should look into.

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